Roy is a Virginia born, multi-award winning virtuoso, actor, vocalist, philanthropist and all 'round great human being! He has headlined some of the world's most prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden, Grand Palace in Brussels and the Rossiya Theatre in Moscow! A partial list of his many awards include:
Entertainer of the Year, Academy of Country Music
Comedy Act of the Year, Academy of Country Music
Picker of the Year, Playboy Magazine's Reader's Poll
Best Country Guitarist, Guitar Magazine
Grammy Award for "Alabama Jubilee."
Roy became a Grand Ole Opry member in 1987. He was a favorite recurring actor on the classic television sitcom "The Beverly Hillbillies" which spawned several acting roles on television and the movies. Roy was the first country music artist to guest host Johnny Carson's Tonight Show! He also hosted the incomparable "Hee Haw" show for over two decades. He and wife Barbara live in Oklahoma where he finds time to fish, fly his airplanes and ride motorcycles.
More Importantly, Roy Clark is STILL wowing audiences and releasing new CD's on his own label, Roy Clark, Ltd.